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Just had a baby at 47‏

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 0 comments

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From Maria Aubel - May 2012:

Hello, just want to tell you I enjoyed all the stories on your website.

Getting pregnant at 47 years old felt pretty lonely since all my friends kids are teenagers, or having their own kids.

I got pregnant naturally, initially was told that I was in menopause.

Three months later, by accident, I found out it was my little one instead.

I gave birth 2 months prior to my 48th birthday, to a healthy, beautiful boy!

I'm trying to find a meetup group with older moms, but not having much luck yet.

Anyway, it's great to read all these wonderful stories.

Thank you for your website!

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Image: The Long-Awaited Stork: A Guide to Parenting After Infertility, by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer. Publisher: Jossey-Bass; Revised Edition edition (March 13, 1998)pixelThe Long-Awaited Stork: A Guide to Parenting After Infertility
by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer

-- Parents who have wondered about the long term impact of infertility on their self image will find the answers in this insightful book by Lois Melina, author of Raising Adopted Children and Making Sense of Adoption.

Finally, here's a book that's sensitive and responsive to the unique emotional experience of parenting after a long, arduous course of infertility diagnosis and treatment.

The Long-Awaited Stork gives you all the information, advice, and support you need to adjust to and cope with the special problems of parenting after infertility.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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